Council pushes for permanent sheriff’s presence on Beale

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 23, 2023 8:58 AM CT | Published: August 22, 2023 1:33 PM CT

The resolution by council chairman Martavius Jones and council vice chairman JB Smiley Jr. asking the Memphis Police Department to ask Shelby County Sheriff Floyd Bonner for the permanent cooperation was approved by the council on a 10-0 vote.


Memphis City Council Beale Street Entertainment District Cerelyn "C.J." Davis Martavius Jones

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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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